MPA Alumni/Student Tailgate
Great fun and networking was had by all at the annual 49er Football Tailgate on November 19. A beautiful fall day on the campus grounds and an entertaining game. Thanks to Alex Farmer-Graham and Justin McCoy for coordinating!
Brown Bag on Shooting/Protests
The MPA program and Office of Metropolitan Studies and Extended Programs hosted a lunch discussion on November 16 at Center City with city/county officials for students to hear about lessons from the incident for public administrators. Special thanks to the following people who participated on the panel:
Curt Walton (Moderator): Interim Vice Provost for Metropolitan Studies and Extended Programs
Major Mike Campagna: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Dept.
Kim Eagle: Director of Budget and Strategy, City of Charlotte
Chris Peak: Assistant Mecklenburg County Manager
Ashley Simmons: Communications Services Manager, City of Charlotte
UNC Charlotte's MPA Program named second best value college in the country for earning an MPA degree.
Read the article here.
The MPA Program is accredited by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs & Administration (NASPAA.) The MPA program and Certificate programs have approximately 100 enrolled graduate students.
Jerry Fox and Chancellor Dubois at the ribbon-cutting in August, celebrating the naming of The Gerald G. Fox Master of Public Administration program
To see what our students have been up to lately please check out the annual MPA Bulletin: